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The soundscape of modernity : architectural acoustics and the culture of listening in America, 1900-1933

Author: Emily Ann Thompson
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A vibrant history of acoustical technology and aural culture in early-twentieth-century America.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thompson, Emily Ann.
Soundscape of modernity.
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2002
(DLC) 2001044533
(OCoLC)47849467
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emily Ann Thompson
ISBN: 0585477582 9780585477589 0262201380 9780262201384
OCLC Number: 53947144
Awards: Society for the History of Technology Sidney Edelstein Prize, 2005.
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 500 pages) : illustrations
Responsibility: Emily Thompson.

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"...an absorbing book, as accessible in its technical content as it is provocative in its cultural interpretations." Daniel J. Kevles The New York Review of Books "...enlivened by copious photographs Read more...

 
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